Smugglers stuff Cockatoos in plastic bottles

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INDONESIA- At least 21 Cockatoos were found stuffed in plastic water bottles on a boat in Indonesia. Apparently, stuffing the birds in bottles is common by smugglers.

The discovery was made during an anti-smuggling operation, and two other birds were found packed in cans.

Among the birds seized was the Yellow-Crested Cockatoo, which was declared critically endangered almost a decade ago. Sad to say, while several birds survived, seven of them died after they were set free.